Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of Ebola Epidemic
The following editorial and opinion pieces discuss various aspects of the Ebola epidemic.
New York Times: Some Good News on the Ebola Front
“…Both [Nigeria and Senegal, each recently declared Ebola-free after outbreaks,] will need to keep their guards up. As long as the epidemic rages out of control in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, there will always be a risk that infected people will leave their home countries and seek better conditions elsewhere. In Dallas, the 43 people being monitored [after coming into contact with Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of Ebola,] emerged from the 21-day incubation period for the virus without a single one becoming sick. … The danger of an outbreak affecting the public in this country is very, very slight, and the experience in Nigeria and Senegal shows that diligent responses can work” (10/21).
Providence Journal: To fight Ebola, we must help poorest of the poor
Anne De Groot, a director of the Institute for Immunology and Informatics and CEO of EpiVax Inc.
The Hill: In the midst of a health crisis, keeping Liberia’s economy functioning
Watchen Harris Bruce, chief of party for USAID’s Liberia Investing for Business Expansion (IBEX) Program
Wall Street Journal: The U.N. Agency That Bungled Ebola
Brian Hook, founder of Latitude
Financial Times: How to stop a modern plague that is spread by love and fear
Wendy Orent, author of ‘Plague: The Mysterious Past and Terrifying Future of the World’s Most Dangerous Disease’
The Hill: Ebola exposes the lie of the precautionary principle
Autry Pruitt, syndicated radio host and owner of UrRepublic
Huffington Post: The Youngest Victims: Combating the Social Isolation of Ebola Orphans
Kim Samuel, president of the Samuel Family Foundation
Huffington Post Canada: Don’t Rush To Hand Out the Ebola Vaccine
Lawrence Solomon, columnist
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